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Prospective Students

Our lab is open to students of civil engineering, architecture, and other related fields of study. Check that you have the correct requirements:

PhD qualifications:
-A master’s degree with high marks
-Demonstrated research interest related to BIMTOPiCS projects
-At least one academic paper published
-Excellent English language skills 

MASc qualifications:
-A bachelor’s degree with high marks
-Research interest related to BIMTOPiCS Lab projects
-Excellent English language skills 

Next steps:

1. Check you meet CIVL’s program requirements for MASc or PhD
2. Ensure our research group’s focus aligns with your areas of interest
3. Contact us by email with:

-A subject line of “BIM TOPiCS Lab Prospective Student: [surname]”
-A brief (1-2 paragraph) statement of your interest and qualifications in the body of the email
-A CV (pdf attachment)
-Summary of experience with BIM tools & processes

Resources for Students

UBC’s Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies Graduate School
UBC International Students Guide


Contact Information

Sheryl Staub-French, Ph.D., P.Eng. (Principal Investigator)
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Applied Science
University of British Columbia
2031 – 6250 Applied Science Lane
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604.827.5118
Email: sherylsf@civil.ubc.ca